THE REPRESENTATION OF BEAUTY IN THREE FAIRY TALES LITTLE SNOW WHITE, CINDERELLA, AND RAPUNZEL PRESENTED IN ENCHANTED
NOVIANI, Ivanda Zahro
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This research analyzes how the trace of beauty in previous fairy tales which are Little Snow White, Cinderella, and Rapunzel is represented in Enchanted. In the previous fairy tales, the representation of beauty is shown from the physical beauty and ability of the princesses. Moreover, this representation still exists in Enchanted which is categorized as a modern tale. This research is divided in two problems of discussion. The first problem is the trace of beauty in previous fairy tales that is presented in Enchanted. The second problem is ideology beyond the representation of beauty. Furthermore, this thesis uses theory of representation about encoding process by Stuart Hall. This theory is used as a frame to analyze the problems of discussion. Moreover, this research uses Roland Barthes’ semiotic model as a method to map the representation of beauty in each tales. This mapping is used to find the journey of beauty representation in the tales. In addition, through this semiotic approach, the ideology beyond the representation of beauty in the tales is revealed. This research uses a qualitative research. As a qualitative research, the data are divided into two kinds of data. The first is primary data, which are collected from narrative and descriptive dialogues that shows the beauty representation in the fairy tales. The second is secondary data which are taken from literature journals, essays, articles, relevant books and e-sources about beauty representaion in the tales.